Last Kon-Tiki raft crewman dies
Published on December 28th, 2009 | by Admin1
The explorer died of natural causes in Oslo’s hospital, the Kon-Tiki museum director said.
The expedition was launched from Peru by anthropologist Thor Heyerdahl to demonstrate that South Americans could have settled Polynesia.
The Kon-Tiki sailed with basic equipment some 8,000 km (4,900 miles).